11 April 2002
Dutch School, mid-18th Century
Men-o'-war in a shipyard
with inscription 'L.B.'
black chalk, pen and black ink, grey wash, watermark Arms of Amsterdam with countermark 'cvms/fin/perigord/1742' (cf. Churchill 56)
242 x 414 mm.
W. Esdaile (L. 2617), his attribution 'Backhuysen'; and inscription '1834 WE 100X'.
Lionel Lucas (L. 1733a).
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 30 November 1987, lot 156 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. B-123).
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